About Earthrace

Earthrace is a non-profit that works on various conservation missions around the world that save animals and save habitat. Campaigns target wildlife smugglers, wildlife poachers, illegal logging and illegal fishing. We’ve completed 2 seasons of our TV Show “The Operatives” that raises awareness about important conservation issues. We run training camps for government teams and NGOs involved in wildlife protection. We promote conservation issues through public speaking and social media. We’re building a 60m Superboat “EARTHRACE-2” to become our new ocean patrol vessel and base of operations. Below are some cool videos highlighting our work, and the images above will link you with our history, past and present campaigns, our new boat, and lots more. Also below is a list of just a few of our successful missions. You can also support us by Donating, and following our Social Media Platforms (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). And make sure you Register for our E-Newsletter.

Here is the impassioned speech that Captain Pete Bethune delivered at TEDx. It is seething with emotion, rawness and vulnerability, and will be one of the most compelling speeches you will ever witness. Please share it on your own social media platforms. Pete is available for public speaking events (more)

We were asked recently to produce an uplifting 3 minute video to play at a fundraising event. Above is the resulting video, with almost all the footage coming from our TV show and missions. Turn up the volume when you watch it… And please share the video on your social media platforms.

This is the original trailer for our TV Show “The Operatives“, that has now aired in over 90 countries around the world. Scattered through this website you will find lots of videos, many of them taken from our TV Show, or from other missions.

Tracplus provide Captain Pete with a satellite tracking and messaging system. Click here and it’ll show you where he is. We do sometimes disable this “public” version for security reasons during missions. More
A few of our Successful Missions
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Captain Bethune was recently featured in a “Tales from NZ” documentary. Above is the resulting video. While it’s more focused on the Captain and his personal journey, it is still a great summary of a lot of work that Earthrace does.

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